What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name LITWINOWICZ, ANTHONY Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $75,055.03 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-BASHTA, DENISE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,054.91 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $75,054.83 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, STEVEN W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $75,054.74 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITS, RANDY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $75,054.48 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKELMYER, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,054.28 Date 04/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, RONALD E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,054.18 Date 03/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, LIONEL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,054.17 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDAKOVICH, MARK A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,054.01 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JOSHUA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $75,053.88 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, WILLIAM M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,053.16 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULAMPAKA, NEELIMA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $75,052.91 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPIS, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $75,052.88 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON, JEFFREY S Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $75,052.02 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEISLER, JOSEPH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,051.96 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, VICKI A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,051.87 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCIL, MICHALINE J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,051.54 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, DANIEL W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,051.30 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONOFRY, JENNIFER P Employer name Orange County Amount $75,051.24 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, ROBERT Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,051.09 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, JAMIE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,051.05 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANO, DAVID Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,051.02 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, FRANCIS A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $75,050.56 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,050.30 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JOYCE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,050.02 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMCOSKY, LOIS Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $75,049.94 Date 01/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, PETER C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,049.70 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLATCHIE, BRADY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,049.68 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ANN G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,049.55 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, ADAM C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,049.54 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, ROBERT G Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $75,049.34 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SUSAN I Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,049.33 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ELAINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,049.15 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALON, JENNIFER M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $75,049.00 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYER, DAVID B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 06/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIK, MARY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESKE, KARLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRITZEL, DEBORAH D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EILEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, LINDA P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MONIQUE J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLAND, SCOTT C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORKWIS, RONALD S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DESIREE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,049.00 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONMILLER, CATHERINE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,048.49 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, JOEL V Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $75,048.42 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, RICHARD A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,048.33 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, GERALD D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $75,048.16 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SCOTT M Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $75,047.42 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIA, ROBERT A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,047.42 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LAWRENCE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,046.98 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, TIMOTHY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,046.82 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEI, HONG Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,046.81 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATCHFORD, JOANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,045.73 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROLYN S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,045.47 Date 12/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $75,045.37 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, AISHAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,044.77 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCONICH, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,044.67 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, BRIDGET M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,044.45 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $75,044.18 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CASSE, ERIC Employer name Saratoga County Amount $75,043.99 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMO, DOUGLAS L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $75,043.92 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHAD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,043.92 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIK, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,043.82 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDAUGH, GLENN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,043.76 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, KIMBERLY Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,043.61 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLECKNER, JAMES R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,043.52 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUL, RONALD J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $75,042.58 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONACO, PETER E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,042.41 Date 09/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, SUZETTE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $75,042.03 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KISHON Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $75,042.03 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, FRANCISO A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $75,041.90 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,041.89 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,041.30 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI, MICHAEL T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,041.28 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MARK A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $75,040.63 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, DIANE J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,040.35 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZGHI, SABA T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,040.30 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, TERESA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,040.28 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RYAN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,040.23 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRATNER, JESSICA S Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $75,040.00 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DUSTIN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $75,039.86 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KRIS M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,039.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,039.73 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLIN, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $75,039.70 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCIA, MATTHEW C Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,039.03 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, DANIEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,038.48 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBICKI, MATTHEW S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,038.43 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ARLENE M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $75,038.40 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANILE, JOANNE Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $75,038.08 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTO, PETER A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,037.74 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKIEWICZ, PATRICE M Employer name Erie County Amount $75,037.43 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOMA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie County Amount $75,037.31 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,036.77 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,036.67 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ANDREW J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $75,036.41 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIAN, JOHN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $75,036.27 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System